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Throughout 2020, our experts and thought leaders will monitor, share and explore the common threads that connect us all, and keep you tied into how they evolve to help us all prepare for the future.

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September 01, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
6 Myths About COVID-19 Treatments, Debunked By Doctors

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer, discusses myths about COVID-19 treatment

September 01, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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August 31, 2020
Scott Richardson
executive vice president, operations
Handling CAT Claims in a COVID-19 world

Sedgwick's Scott Richardson, executive vice president, operations, offers commentary on how social distancing, supply shortages and an overactive hurricane season are adding new complications to catastrophe claims.

August 31, 2020 by Scott Richardson, executive vice president, operations
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August 28, 2020
Don Lipsy
AVP, National Technical Compliance, Managed Care Practice
Workers’ compensation health disparities in a post-COVID-19 environment

The inarguable fact of COVID-19 is that the coronavirus itself has been an indiscriminate and equal-opportunity tragedy on a global scale. Women and men, young and old, across the world and right next door, COVID-19 has impacted the way in which we l…

August 28, 2020 by Don Lipsy, AVP, National Technical Compliance, Managed Care Practice
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August 28, 2020
Exclusive: New CEO Mike Arbour and president Bob Peterson share vision for Sedgwick's future

The two new stewards of Sedgwick reflect on their working relationship with Dave North, challenges in the COVID-era, growth from acquisitions and future opportunities for Sedgwick.

August 28, 2020
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August 27, 2020
CAT response services: South Korea on alert for Typhoon Bavi

Bavi, the season's eighth typhoon, is one of this year's most powerful storms. It ripped through the resort island of Jeju and other southern regions on Wednesday, knocking out power, flooding roads and toppling trees. The typhoon reached waters off …

August 27, 2020
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August 26, 2020
CAT response services: Laura now expected to strike as a category 4 hurricane

Laura, now a category 3 hurricane with 125 mph winds, is expected to continue strengthening over the Gulf of Mexico into a category 4 hurricane as it heads for the Texas-Louisiana border. Its catastrophic winds could bring life-threatening storm surg…

August 26, 2020
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August 26, 2020
Kimberly George
SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
Just How Badly Will COVID-19 Impact the Careers of Women in Workers’ Comp?

Sedgwick's Kimberly George, SVP corporate development, M&A and healthcare, discusses what will happen to women in workers' comp who had to step back from their work to provide for their families

August 26, 2020 by Kimberly George, SVP Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
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August 25, 2020
Neil Gibson
chief operating officer, Sedgwick UK
Storm Francis eyes UK as August weather claims continue

This article includes comments from Neil Gibson, chief operating officer at Sedgwick UK

August 25, 2020 by Neil Gibson, chief operating officer, Sedgwick UK
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August 25, 2020
CAT response services: Updates on Laura, Marco and California wildfires

Hurricane Laura will further intensify over the Gulf of Mexico and is predicted to become a Category 3 “major” hurricane before making landfall along the southwest Louisiana or upper Texas coasts Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. It’s expect…

August 25, 2020
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August 21, 2020
Dan Ogale
Assistant Vice President Workers’ Compensation
Resilience and change management during changing times

Today, keeping up with the pace of change in business seems nearly impossible. The COVID-19 pandemic is continually testing each organization’s resilience skills and change management processes. Leaders are challenged with balancing business, client …

August 21, 2020 by Dan Ogale, Assistant Vice President Workers’ Compensation
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August 21, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
What You Should Know About Getting Your Flu Shot During COVID, Explained By Doctors

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer, discusses why flu shots are more important than ever this year

August 21, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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August 20, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Experts Explain How To Safely Reschedule The Health Checkups You Canceled In Quarantine

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer, discusses how safely keep up with your health checks and any other medical issues that may have come up in quarantine

August 20, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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August 20, 2020
Richard Fowler
senior manager of forensic advisory services at Sedgwick Canada
Is the pandemic hiding your commercial client’s under-insurance issues?

Richard Fowler, senior manager of forensic advisory services at Sedgwick Canada, was interviewed for this article

August 20, 2020 by Richard Fowler, senior manager of forensic advisory services at Sedgwick Canada
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August 18, 2020
CAT response services: Wildfires blaze across California

Twenty-nine wildfires blaze across California amid a dangerous heat wave, burning more than 120,000 acres (187.5 square miles) and causing rolling blackouts and evacuations is some parts of the state.The Lake Fire, near Los Angeles, erupted Wednesday…

August 18, 2020
Legislative update
August 18, 2020
Legislation updates: Disability, leave and workers' compensation

Sedgwick regularly monitors and reports on disability, leave, ADA and workers' compensation legislation impacting our customers. Click on the links below for summaries of recent updates. Also during this unprecedented time with coronavirus (COVID-…

August 18, 2020